News: Surfaces

Turf system laid at Youth Sports Ground at Hong Kong’s Kai Tak Sports Park

With Hong Kong’s Kai Tak Sports Park set to open in the first half of 2025, the developers of the precinct have advised that the Youth Sports Ground is approaching completion with the…

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Jun 7, 2024 ByNigel Benton Sport / Surfaces / Venues /


Report from USA’s EPA and CDC says recycled rubber used in playing fields does not elevate chemical exposure risk

The USA Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Office of Research and Development (ORD) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease…

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Apr 22, 2024 Environment / Safety / Sport / Surfaces /


IAKS launches report on key trends for outdoor sports surfaces

The International Association for Sports and Leisure Facilities (IAKS) has released a guidance report exploring the changing needs and demands of sport and active recreation, from…

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Mar 23, 2024 Recreation / Sport / Surfaces /


California Sports Surfaces mark 70 years of delivering for high-performance sport

2023 marks the 70th anniversary for California Sports Surfaces which, over seven decades, has been delivering innovative, high-performance sports surfaces for events and facilities from the…

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Nov 9, 2023 Sport / Surfaces / Technology /


aquanale and FSB 2023 trade fairs highlight sustainability

After four days at the Koelnmesse/Cologne Trade Fair venue, the co-located events aquanale and FSB drew to a successful close on last Friday. The two leading International Trade Fairs for…

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Oct 31, 2023 Aquatics / Play / Recreation / Sport / Surfaces /


California Sports Surfaces named official supplier for major Chinese tennis events

California Sports Surfaces (CSS) has been named as the official surface for two major tennis tournaments - the ATP China Open and the Rolex Shanghai Masters men’s tournament. Both…

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Oct 18, 2023 Sport / Surfaces / Venues /


European Commission confirms restrictions on uses of microplastics

In a move likely to impact the use of rubber infill on playground surfaces and artificial sports fields worldwide, the European Commission has announced the implementation of its proposed…

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Oct 7, 2023 ByNigel Benton Environment / Play / Sport / Surfaces / Technology /


FSB 2023 to present public space, recreation and sport industry’s major international trade fair

Counting down to its staging in the German city of Cologne next month, FSB the International Trade Fair for Public Space, Sports and Leisure Facilities, is poised to attract almost all…

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Sep 19, 2023 ByKaren Sweaney Aquatics / Play / Recreation / Sport / Surfaces /



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